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January 22, 2014
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2:00 am 
Wild!  "Big Cat Challenge"  Lions, cheetahs and leopards: each cat has developed its own unique hunting strategies and survival techniques. In this fast-moving film, we examine their behavior and competitive interaction with each other to discover which is the ultimate hunter.G
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Metamorphic Rocks"  Interprets the causative factors of metamorphism and the kinds of rocks produced.G
3:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Public Opinion: Voice of the People"  This program examines the power of public opinion to influence government policy, the increasing tendency of public officials to rely on polls, and the need to use many forms of feedback to get an accurate measure of public opinion. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
French In Action  "Fishing for An Invitation II"  Robert has been invited to dinner by Madame Courtois. He tries to convince Mireille to get herself invited, too, but she won't commit herself. He then has trouble finding the Courtois's apartment.G
5:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Full Body Posture Workout"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Morning, Noon, and Night/Mr. Bleakman's Special Day"  "Morning, Noon, and Night"--Cleo and Clifford are excited to learn that Cleo will be Clifford's guest for a weekend while her house is being painted! But soon Cleo is filling Clifford's doghouse with her stuff, taking over his bed and butting in on his time alone with Emily Elizabeth. It takes time, but Cleo eventually perceives how to be a good houseguest. "Mr. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Paradise Lost/The Pride of Lakewood"  Paradise Lost - Baby Kate is growing up! She's started saying her first words. But strangely enough, the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head off to the Children's Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation, and to see if they can reverse the process. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George Beats The Band/Hats and a Hole"  The symphony maestro announces that George is the winner of the conductor-for-a-day contest!G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds"  Teeny Weeny Adventure - Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized! I See Seeds - Sally and Nick are going on an adventure, but how are they going to get there? Skateboard? Train? Rocketship? They just can't decide, until Cat suggests they see how trees send their seeds on trips. They follow different seeds as they travel through the air, float on the water and hitch rides on animals. D
8:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Messy Room Problem/The Golden Pyramid Problem"  The Messy Room Problem - Peg's Room. Peg and Cat sort through the mess in Peg's room just in time for company to come over and see Cat's masterpiece, "The Circles." Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Shapes. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Adventure Camp: Zip Lining/Adventure Camp: Canyon Hiking"  The Nature Trackers Adventure Campers are back for another adventure and this time they'll be travelling to a rainforest! Once they arrive in the dense, overgrown rainforest, the campers explore different levels of the ecosystem, including the forest floor and the canopy of leaves at the top of the forest. After a hike through the rainforest, the campers' fun adventure culminates as each kid takes a ride on a zip line, where they all get a bird's eye view of the entire rainforest! The Nature Trackers Adventure Campers are led by Mr. Conductor and Gilbert on a hike down a canyon where they can see the different layers of the Mesozoic Era! At first Lily Lambeosaurus is reluctant to go, thinking that a new adventure sounds hard, but Don convinces her that a new adventure can be worth the effort. At the bottom of the canyon, the kids play Dinoball and then dig for fossils. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo and the Monarch Butterfly"  Elmo and Telly are reading the book Fascinating Facts About Insects. First they see two ants, and after looking at them through their magnifying glass, they learn that ants never sleep. Next they see two ladybugs and learn that ladybugs smell with their feet. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "A Snowy Day/Tutu All The Time"  A Snowy Day: It's snowing in the Neighborhood! Miss Elaina is coming over to Daniel's house to play in the snow. When it's time to go outside, Mom Tiger helps Daniel change out of his pajamas into clothes that will keep him warm and he learns how important it is to choose the proper clothes. Tutu All the Time: Katerina is wearing her favorite sparkly tutu at school today! She likes to wear it all the time, even when she's painting and playing "grizzly bear" with her friends. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Ignatz's Inertia"  Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard and rolls him across the patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward and flies into the air! Sid is curious why Ignatz didn't stop moving too, so he and his friends investigate and discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped-and that's inertia! (Educational objective - Inertia). D
11:00 am 
Super Why!  "Tiddalick The Frog"  Whyatt's mom tells him that he's wasting water. This is a really big problem and he's not sure how to fix it. So the Super Readers dash into the Australian folk tale of Tiddalick the Frog and make the acquaintance of a funny amphibian whose puddle jumping is using up all the water and leaving his neighbors in the dust - literally! As the Super Readers help Tiddalick and his dry friends, they learn how important water is to the planet along with a valuable lesson about conservation. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "Creative Caillou"  Sarah's Kite: Caillou flies Sarah's kite.and accidentally crashes it into a tree. Determined to get a new kite for Sarah, Caillou is disappointed when Mommy can't find a store that sells them. D
12:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Listening and Learning"  Thomas In Charge - Thomas wants to impress the Inspector and persuades Percy and Mavis to help him shunt coal at the Docks. This means that Mavis and Percy don't get to do their jobs properly. When the Inspector visits them, they are nowhere to be found. D
12:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "A Snowy Day/Tutu All The Time"  A Snowy Day: It's snowing in the Neighborhood! Miss Elaina is coming over to Daniel's house to play in the snow. When it's time to go outside, Mom Tiger helps Daniel change out of his pajamas into clothes that will keep him warm and he learns how important it is to choose the proper clothes. Tutu All the Time: Katerina is wearing her favorite sparkly tutu at school today! She likes to wear it all the time, even when she's painting and playing "grizzly bear" with her friends. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George Beats The Band/Hats and a Hole"  The symphony maestro announces that George is the winner of the conductor-for-a-day contest!G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D
2:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Messy Room Problem/The Golden Pyramid Problem"  The Messy Room Problem - Peg's Room. Peg and Cat sort through the mess in Peg's room just in time for company to come over and see Cat's masterpiece, "The Circles." Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Shapes. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Who Wants To Get Rid Of Wordgirl?/The Talented Mr. Birg"  WHO WANTS TO GET RID OF WORDGIRL? - Seymour Smooth has brought some of WordGirl's biggest villain enemies together to play a game of, Who Wants to Get Rid of WordGirl? Will his strategy of using them to ultimately defeat WordGirl work? Or will he find himself outsmarted by our hero? Vocabulary Words: Strategy, Giddy. THE TALENTED Mr. BIRG - When Scoops writes an article about all the times WordGirl has been tricked and captured by villains, she goes off to prove him wrong. And when someone who looks just like Mr. Big claims to be a Mr. Birg, WordGirl is convinced he's lying, and refuses to be tricked again. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Rainforest Stew"  When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "R-Fair City"  (topic: Probability and Chance) - Disguised as a gypsy, Hacker lures Digit to a fantastic cyber amusement park and holds him captive. When the kids arrive, they analyze the games of chance, figuring out which games are fair and which ones are not, and use what they learn to find Hacker and beat him at his own game before it's too late! The Big Idea: A game of chance is fair when nobody can tell who will win, but everyone has the same chance of being a winner. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Snoop Dog"  FETCH!'s rival game show Go Get It! is produced by a mysterious organization called PURRS. Ruff sends all six kids to meet with a team of private investigators and learn how to become gumshoes. Ruff and the FETCHers then try to use their sleuthing skills to get to the bottom of who is behind PURRS. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Paradise Lost/The Pride of Lakewood"  Paradise Lost - Baby Kate is growing up! She's started saying her first words. But strangely enough, the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head off to the Children's Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation, and to see if they can reverse the process. D
5:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Who Wants To Get Rid Of Wordgirl?/The Talented Mr. Birg"  WHO WANTS TO GET RID OF WORDGIRL? - Seymour Smooth has brought some of WordGirl's biggest villain enemies together to play a game of, Who Wants to Get Rid of WordGirl? Will his strategy of using them to ultimately defeat WordGirl work? Or will he find himself outsmarted by our hero? Vocabulary Words: Strategy, Giddy. THE TALENTED Mr. BIRG - When Scoops writes an article about all the times WordGirl has been tricked and captured by villains, she goes off to prove him wrong. And when someone who looks just like Mr. Big claims to be a Mr. Birg, WordGirl is convinced he's lying, and refuses to be tricked again. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Carl Icahn turns up the heat on Apple. But as this activist investor pushes for change at one of the most widely-owned tech stocks, will shareholders win? And, oil is now being shipped through part of the controversial keystone pipeline. Why it's not just the refiners that benefit, but also consumers. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Meet The Coywolf"  A mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, the coywolf is a remarkable new hybrid carnivore that is taking over territories once roamed by wolves and slipping unnoticed into our cities. Its appearance is very recent - within the last 90 years - in evolutionary terms. Beginning in Canada, the story of how this creature came to be is an extraordinary tale of how quickly adaptation and evolution can occur, especially when humans interfere.G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Killer Typhoon"  It was the strongest cyclone to hit land in recorded history. On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, leaving more than 5,000 dead and millions homeless. This film analyzes what made Haiyan so destructive, and what can be done to better prepare for such disasters.G
9:00 pm 
Chasing Shackleton  "3 of 3"  Following the successful sea crossing from Elephant Island, Tim Jarvis and his crew must now traverse the mountains of South Georgia to complete their re-enactment of Shackleton's journey. But injury, illness and bad weather are against them. Racing through a narrow weather window, they battle high winds, bad visibility, deadly crevasse fields, and impossible climbs.G
10:00 pm 
Wild Caribbean  "Treasure Islands"  This first episode gives an overview of the variety of the Caribbean's natural history, revealing the hidden wild side of the islands. Islands featured include the Bahamas, Barbuda, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Dominica, Montserrat and Trinidad. Part 1 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Preserving Public Memory"  Brent Glass, director emeritus of the Smithsonian's Museum of American History, talks about the ways in which museums, historical sites and memorials are increasingly involving the public in their exhibits, and the importance of preserving public memory.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear's New Sitter"  Baby Bear is worried about having a new babysitter, but realizes that different things can be fun, too. Educational Objectives: Emotional Development. D
4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets A Shot/A Stormy Night"  Daniel Gets a Shot - Daniel has an appointment at the doctor today and he has to get a shot. He is very apprehensive and does not want to go. So Daniel asks Mom Tiger questions about the shot, and she shares her trick for staying brave in scary situations. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "fun./Dawes"  fun. and Dawes perform modern rock. Grammy-winning trio fun. plays its hits. Dawes performs its California roots-flavored rock/pop.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Regal and Intimate"  Rick cruises the Seine River, visits Napoleon's tomb, and takes in the Louvre. He also shops in village-like neighborhoods, attends church in a grand pipe organ loft, and celebrates with a big, patriotic Bastille Day bang.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Sydney"  Australia's stunning metropolis, Sydney seduces with its glorious harbor, carefree attitude and sunny beaches. From the Opera house to the Harbor Bridge to Circular Quay Rudy basks in the sights along the harbor. Then, it's pub hopping in the old Rocks quarter, admiring aboriginal art, and a watery adventure at the aquarium. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Of Drought and Fire"  Within the last three decades there have been large wildfires consuming the forests in nearly all the mountain ranges above the desert southwest. Just below the ranges, the lack of rains combined with invasive species has caused additional wildfires that have devastated portions of the Sonoran Desert. The link between drought and fire has pre-historic roots and host David Yetman and Tom Swetnam from the University of Arizona's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research travel through the desert to higher elevations that contain evidence of drought, fire, and civilization. D
7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's Family Table   Our Italian Wedding Soup; Pasta Carbonara with Sweet Peas and Ham; Chocolate Budino. D
8:00 am 
America's Heartland   Reporter Rob Stewart says that it's usually sons and daughters that follow in the footsteps of their farming parents. At this Indiana farm, however, it's dad who's returned to the farm after a long career away from the land. Akiba Howard visits a Nebraska wheat farm where the parents are giving their young children the skills to one day take over their farming operations. D
8:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer  "Food Where The Lilacs Bloom"  Claus visits a beach where people gather to catch shrimp. He fixes a menu of barbecued beef and crispy croustades filled with Danish spring vegetables.G
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Company's Coming"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Prime Rib and perfectly Roasted Brussels Sprouts at home. Finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of premium butters. D
9:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Shape and Form"  After pointing out examples at the Garden Home Retreat, Allen heads to Kentucky for a tour of Churchill Downs race track. He also visits the Arkansas governor mansion, where bare root roses are being planted.G
10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Ronnie Stoneman & Her Mountain Country Band; Cockman Family. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo and the Monarch Butterfly"  Elmo and Telly are reading the book Fascinating Facts About Insects. First they see two ants, and after looking at them through their magnifying glass, they learn that ants never sleep. Next they see two ladybugs and learn that ladybugs smell with their feet. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Adventure Camp: Zip Lining/Adventure Camp: Canyon Hiking"  The Nature Trackers Adventure Campers are back for another adventure and this time they'll be travelling to a rainforest! Once they arrive in the dense, overgrown rainforest, the campers explore different levels of the ecosystem, including the forest floor and the canopy of leaves at the top of the forest. After a hike through the rainforest, the campers' fun adventure culminates as each kid takes a ride on a zip line, where they all get a bird's eye view of the entire rainforest! The Nature Trackers Adventure Campers are led by Mr. Conductor and Gilbert on a hike down a canyon where they can see the different layers of the Mesozoic Era! At first Lily Lambeosaurus is reluctant to go, thinking that a new adventure sounds hard, but Don convinces her that a new adventure can be worth the effort. At the bottom of the canyon, the kids play Dinoball and then dig for fossils. D
12:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Chicken Problem/The Space Creature Problem"  The Chicken Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat have to get 100 chickens back in the coop before the farmer sees. Primary Content: Size correspondence; Secondary Content: The number 100. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds"  Teeny Weeny Adventure - Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized! I See Seeds - Sally and Nick are going on an adventure, but how are they going to get there? Skateboard? Train? Rocketship? They just can't decide, until Cat suggests they see how trees send their seeds on trips. They follow different seeds as they travel through the air, float on the water and hitch rides on animals. D
1:30 pm 
WordGirl  "A Better Mousetrap: Part 1/A Better Mousetrap: Part 2"  A Better Mousetrap: Part 1 - On the latest episode of "Getting the Scoop with Scoops," Scoops interviews WordGirl, reminiscing about her victorious adventures defeating Dr. Two Brains. Humiliated and worried about his villainous reputation, Dr. Two Brains hijacks the television studio with a Goop Ray to give WordGirl her final interview. A Better Mousetrap: Part 2 - In an attempt to maintain his dignity, Dr. Two Brains' takes over Scoops' talk show. D
2:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Simple Machines"  Simple machines include the lever, the inclined plane, the wedge, the pulley, the wheel and axle, and the screw. Combine these simple machines and you can create almost anything that makes work easier. Host Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by John Gardner and Kathryn Devine. Woody Sobey of the Discovery Center of Boise will also do a special demonstration of simple machines.G
2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Preserving Public Memory"  Brent Glass, director emeritus of the Smithsonian's Museum of American History, talks about the ways in which museums, historical sites and memorials are increasingly involving the public in their exhibits, and the importance of preserving public memory.G
3:00 pm 
Infinity Hall Live  "Fountains of Wayne"  If you love serious, brooding, sonically experimental musical artists, then Fountains of Wayne is not the group for you. Full of bright guitars, wry lyrics and catchy hooks, the foursome manages to create upbeat songs that both reference classic melodic British pop while staying wholly modern, American and slightly adolescent. Many music critics have dubbed the band's sound as power pop, but frontman and vocalist Chris Collingwood has other ideas. D
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "Plan of Attack, Part 1"  Milner arrests a local racketeer; in retaliation there is an attack on Milner that misfires and kills DCS Meredith, Foyle's replacement. A highly strung mapmaker is found hanged in the nearby woods; Milner suspects murder. Foyle is called back from retirement to lead the investigations. Part 1 of 2G
6:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "The Maid In Splendour, Part 2"  Charming old landlord Michael Bannerman and his bullish son Stephen clash. When Stephen is later murdered, Barnaby and Scott consider past passions as important as current enemies to their investigation. Part 2 of 2G
7:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S4 E3)"  Love is in the air at Downton Abbey, and darker emotions too, as Mary, Edith, Tom and Anna each struggle with a dilemma. Dr. Clarkson and cousin Isobel get Lady Violet to hire a young boy, Pegg, as a new gardener. Part 3 of 8G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Sherlock, Series III: The Empty Hearse"  Sherlock returns at his own funeral. But for John Watson, it might be a case of "be careful what you wish for."G
10:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "Plan of Attack, Part 1"  Milner arrests a local racketeer; in retaliation there is an attack on Milner that misfires and kills DCS Meredith, Foyle's replacement. A highly strung mapmaker is found hanged in the nearby woods; Milner suspects murder. Foyle is called back from retirement to lead the investigations. Part 1 of 2G
11:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "The Maid In Splendour, Part 2"  Charming old landlord Michael Bannerman and his bullish son Stephen clash. When Stephen is later murdered, Barnaby and Scott consider past passions as important as current enemies to their investigation. Part 2 of 2G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Feudal Order"  Society divides itself into three parts: those who pray, those who fight, and those who work.G
2:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Slavery"  While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. D
2:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of the Civil War"  Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from 'Bloody Kansas' to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. D
3:00 am 
SciGirls  "Bee Haven"  What's the buzz in urban gardens? The SCIGIRLS use math, mapping and data visualization to help a colony of bees thrive in a downtown Phoenix neighborhood. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "What Can You Do with Money?"  Decisions, decisions! Join the Biz Kids and you'll ponder the merits of spending, saving, donating, and investing money. Visit the New York Stock Exchange, get tips from the author of Not Buying It, and learn to avoid compulsive shopping. You can also learn how to create a financial diary and track spending. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Farm School (Athol, MA)"  Learning to be an organic farmer is hot! The GGW crew enrolls in a true Organic Farm School for a week of reality TV like you've never seen before. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Rainforest Stew"  When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest. D
5:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "The King of the Ocean"  King crabs arrive in northern fjords. Andreas serves a king crab sandwich and seared king crab with soy butter.G
5:30 am 
Cooking with Julie Taboulie  "A Few of My Favorite Things - Lebanese Lentils, Lemons & Labana"  NULL
6:00 am 
Journeys In India  "Tamil Nadu: Chennai, Pondicherry and Much More"  Chennai, formerly known as Madras, can trace its roots back to a tiny fishing village. Bill explores the city's growth under the British East India Company, with visits to Fort St. George and the Fort Museum. D
6:30 am 
Journeys In Africa  "Mombassa: The Center of It All"  Gold, ivory and slaves drove the economy of the East Coast of Africa 500 years ago. Join us as we explore the Portuguese and Arab roles in these horrific trade schemes. We'll also investigate the pristine waters off the coast of the nearby National Park. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing Crown Molding in Seattle/Replacing a Rotted Fence Post"  Tom heads to Seattle to install crown molding. Roger replaces a rotted fence post. Kevin explains the difference between cement, concrete and mortar. D
7:30 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Shaker Bend"  What made these American communal craftsmen tick? From their furniture to their bentwood boxes, the Shakers may be our most modern artisans. D
8:00 am 
GardenSMART   Gardens deprived of love, effort and money can readily decline. GardenSMART visits one such garden where a group of locals banded together to bring a historic garden back to life. The lessons they learned over the years can help us in our yards and gardens. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Gifts Galore"  Katie shows why it is better (and more fun) to give than to receive with creative and easy ideas for designer breadsticks and irresistible pretzels, and projects like dressed-up store-bought gifts and a gift box topiary. D
9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Doll Fashion Studio, Part 2"  Little girl's gifts in minutes-sew simple 18" doll outfits for all occasions. Nancy and designer Joan Hinds create adorable doll clothes that are easy to sew and incorporate fast closures for little fingers. Learn to make impressive special occasion clothing including a fairy princess dress, a cheerleader outfit, a snowy day ensemble, and a sweetheart dress. D
9:30 am 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop  "American Impressionists In Giverny, France"  David follows in the footsteps of the American artists who formed an art colony in Giverny in the 1880-1920s, drawn by the creative magnetic influence of Claude Monet. In the last quarter of the 19th century, artists from Paris escaped the uncomfortable heat of the Parisian summers by train to the surrounding villages along the Seine to form art colonies. The American artists formed a well-integrated colony in Giverny and explored an American style of Impressionism that was then exported to the United States at the turn of the century. D
10:00 am 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Valentia, Co. Kerry"  NULL
10:30 am 
Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo  "Party Dish"  Bagna Cauda - Piemonte's Party Dish; a wine family close-up; wine hotel; Chef Giovanni Bonavita's Chicken Valdanese, a local classic. D
11:00 am 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Concerning Emancipation: Who Freed The Slaves?"  This workshop examines the role of the enslaved in bringing about the end of slavery in the United States. Through analysis of President Lincoln's attitudes and actions before and during the Civil War, and correspondence, speeches, legislative orders, newspaper articles, and letters written by African Americans, enslaved and free, workshop participants debate the influences prompting Emancipation.G
12:00 pm 
French In Action  "What Variety!"  Our five travelers are discussing where to go and what to see in France. Sparks begin to fly between the right-wing Hubert and the radical Jean-Michel.G
12:30 pm 
French In Action  "What Riches!"  Our travelers are discussing whether to tour France by boat. As Hubert and Jean-Michel disagree, the man in black comes to the door with an odd story about returning Marie-Laure's gum drops.G
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Middle Ages"  In the midst of invasion and civil disorder, a military aristocracy dominates the kingdoms of Europe.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Feudal Order"  Society divides itself into three parts: those who pray, those who fight, and those who work.G
2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Slavery"  While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. D
2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of the Civil War"  Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from 'Bloody Kansas' to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. D
3:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Bee Haven"  What's the buzz in urban gardens? The SCIGIRLS use math, mapping and data visualization to help a colony of bees thrive in a downtown Phoenix neighborhood. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What Can You Do with Money?"  Decisions, decisions! Join the Biz Kids and you'll ponder the merits of spending, saving, donating, and investing money. Visit the New York Stock Exchange, get tips from the author of Not Buying It, and learn to avoid compulsive shopping. You can also learn how to create a financial diary and track spending. D
4:00 pm 
Wishbone  "Picks of the Litter"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures intheir hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger hi s imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Wishbone introduces a friend to some of his favorite stories and shows the most exciting moments from past episodes. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "R-Fair City"  (topic: Probability and Chance) - Disguised as a gypsy, Hacker lures Digit to a fantastic cyber amusement park and holds him captive. When the kids arrive, they analyze the games of chance, figuring out which games are fair and which ones are not, and use what they learn to find Hacker and beat him at his own game before it's too late! The Big Idea: A game of chance is fair when nobody can tell who will win, but everyone has the same chance of being a winner. D
5:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Doll Fashion Studio, Part 2"  Little girl's gifts in minutes-sew simple 18" doll outfits for all occasions. Nancy and designer Joan Hinds create adorable doll clothes that are easy to sew and incorporate fast closures for little fingers. Learn to make impressive special occasion clothing including a fairy princess dress, a cheerleader outfit, a snowy day ensemble, and a sweetheart dress. D
5:30 pm 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop  "American Impressionists In Giverny, France"  David follows in the footsteps of the American artists who formed an art colony in Giverny in the 1880-1920s, drawn by the creative magnetic influence of Claude Monet. In the last quarter of the 19th century, artists from Paris escaped the uncomfortable heat of the Parisian summers by train to the surrounding villages along the Seine to form art colonies. The American artists formed a well-integrated colony in Giverny and explored an American style of Impressionism that was then exported to the United States at the turn of the century. D
6:00 pm 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "Luscious Soups"  A soup can be a form of art! Chef Stellino shares his secrets for the perfect soups, smooth, luscious and elegant. Nick visits the green grocer and prepares Butternut Squash Soup topped with Peppers, Arugula & Spicy Sausage and a Pea Soup topped with Peppers & Shrimp. D
6:30 pm 
Chef's Life  "Pimp My Grits"  The restaurant gears up for a practice service when the new equipment and new menu will be tested in real time - but nothing is going as planned. One of the big changes to the restaurant's menus is the addition of a section called "Pimp My Grits," where Vivian exalts the lowly, quintessentially Southern ingredient in four distinct ways. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing Crown Molding in Seattle/Replacing a Rotted Fence Post"  Tom heads to Seattle to install crown molding. Roger replaces a rotted fence post. Kevin explains the difference between cement, concrete and mortar. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna"  Rick tiptoes through the palace of Maria Theresa and is dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. He picnics on the Danube, nibbles strudel in an old world cafe, reviews slinky Art Nouveau, and waltzes in three-quarter time to music by Johann Strauss.G
8:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Kyoto, Japan"  The spiritual heart of Japan, Kyoto offers a glimpse of Japanese life as it used to be, primarily because it was never bombed during World War II. Tiny streets with wooden homes, impressive temples, and a dedication to ancient Japanese traditions make Kyoto one of Japan's most visited cities. We check into a ryokan, or Japanese inn, and talk with one of Japan's best-known designers of kimonos to learn why his craft is still thriving. D
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis's Little Italy"  Everyone loves a warm plate of Spaghetti & Meatballs, and today Lidia teaches the viewer how to take that classic and make it the way she loves to eat it. She also adds a Sicilian specialty - arancini - or Rice Balls to the menu. D
9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Breakfast Breads"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Puebla: Food from a Colonial Jewel"  Travel with Pati to the state of Puebla to see why it isn't just the site of the legendary Cinco de Mayo battle - it's also home to some of Mexico's most luscious, delectable culinary treats. Creamy Poblano Soup; Chicken Tinga; Glazed Santa Clara Cookies. D
10:00 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Valentia, Co. Kerry"  NULL
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna"  Rick tiptoes through the palace of Maria Theresa and is dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. He picnics on the Danube, nibbles strudel in an old world cafe, reviews slinky Art Nouveau, and waltzes in three-quarter time to music by Johann Strauss.G
11:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "La Misma Sonrisa"  This episode features a look at the folk ballet of Mexico. Roberto rapidly recovers in the hospital and meets with Raquel and Arturo.G
11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Entre La Espada Y La Pared"  This episode introduces some phrases one might use as a tourist. Fernando is transferred to a hospital in Guadalajara where he will see a specialist.G
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   MLK: A Call to Conscience [Pt. 1]. D
2:00 am 
Pioneers In Aviation: The Race to the Moon  "The Early Years"  "The Early Years" details the birth of American aviation-from the Wright Brothers' earliest flights, through the turbulent era of the 1920s. "The Early Years" documents the captains of the Aviation Industry as young men as they design and construct planes for America's effort in World War I, begin flying the mail in the 1920s, and develop the first passenger airlines. Episode I concludes with the dramatic head-to-head rivalry between the Boeing 247 and the Douglas DC-3 for command of the newly born commercial aviation industry. D
3:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
3:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   MLK: A Call to Conscience [Pt. 2]. D
4:00 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Downeast"  Set during an era of U.S. post-industrialization in which numerous factories have been exported, Downeast focuses on Antonio Bussone's efforts to open a processing factory in rural Maine. D
6:30 am 
Seaside Story   Each summer, the small New Jersey borough known as Seaside Heights undergoes a major transformation. Thousands of visitors from all walks of life flock to its beach and boardwalk in search of the distinctly "Jersey" brand of sun and fun. SEASIDE STORY charts the ups and downs of three family-run businesses - a restaurant, an arcade and a pizza stand - in this iconic shore town over the course of one summer. D
7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Where Heaven Meets Hell"  Four sulfur miners working at an active volcano in Indonesia search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the social ills that haunt their community. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Preserving Public Memory"  Brent Glass, director emeritus of the Smithsonian's Museum of American History, talks about the ways in which museums, historical sites and memorials are increasingly involving the public in their exhibits, and the importance of preserving public memory.G
10:00 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
10:30 am 
11:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Downeast"  Set during an era of U.S. post-industrialization in which numerous factories have been exported, Downeast focuses on Antonio Bussone's efforts to open a processing factory in rural Maine. D
12:30 pm 
Seaside Story   Each summer, the small New Jersey borough known as Seaside Heights undergoes a major transformation. Thousands of visitors from all walks of life flock to its beach and boardwalk in search of the distinctly "Jersey" brand of sun and fun. SEASIDE STORY charts the ups and downs of three family-run businesses - a restaurant, an arcade and a pizza stand - in this iconic shore town over the course of one summer. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Where Heaven Meets Hell"  Four sulfur miners working at an active volcano in Indonesia search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the social ills that haunt their community. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Serving America: Memories of Peace Corps   SERVING AMERICA: MEMORIES OF PEACE CORPS highlights the experiences of some of the nearly 3,000 volunteers who served during the early years of the Peace Corps. A mix of archival film and photographs, along with personal stories from former volunteers, tells a story of service and idealism. Interviews convey the volunteers' passion, commitment and bravery as they lived and worked in developing countries, including South and Central America, Africa and the Middle East. D
4:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "Blood Brother"  This film is a portrait of Rocky Braat, a young man who longed to find a family. He didn't know it but this desire would lead him to an AIDS hostel in India, a place of unspeakable hardship, where he would find almost more love and need than he could bear.G
6:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Retirement Gamble"  Ten trillion dollars in Americans' retirement savings are invested in large and small accounts managed by banks, brokerages, mutual funds, and insurance companies. But whether your IRA or 401K will assure a safe retirement is largely a gamble. Building off reporting from the special "Money, Power and Wall Street," FRONTLINE raises troubling questions about how America's financial institutions protect our savings. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Carl Icahn turns up the heat on Apple. But as this activist investor pushes for change at one of the most widely-owned tech stocks, will shareholders win? And, oil is now being shipped through part of the controversial keystone pipeline. Why it's not just the refiners that benefit, but also consumers. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Boise, Hour Three"  The final episode of Roadshow's visit to Idaho last summer has host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Colleene Fesko at the Boise Art Museum to learn about the works of enigmatic Idaho artist James Castle. Highlights include an 1822 letter from Thomas Jefferson that documents his reading suggestions for furthering one's education, and a rare Babe Ruth Candy Club membership card, circa 1926, that details tips from the Babe himself. Part 3 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Retirement Gamble"  Ten trillion dollars in Americans' retirement savings are invested in large and small accounts managed by banks, brokerages, mutual funds, and insurance companies. But whether your IRA or 401K will assure a safe retirement is largely a gamble. Building off reporting from the special "Money, Power and Wall Street," FRONTLINE raises troubling questions about how America's financial institutions protect our savings. D

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